Not assigned | Not assigned
Pierrot-Bultz, A.C. and K.C. Chidgey. 1988. (Ref. 2255)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.7 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8281)
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 500 m (Ref. 1811)
Climate / Range
Temperate; 9°C - 18°C (Ref. 1812); 40°N - 40°S (Ref. 3682)
Circumglobal in warm and temperate regions.
Minimum depth from Ref. 83943. Oceanic, epipelagic, circumglobal in warm and temperate regions (Ref. 2562). Also found in mesopelagic depths (Ref. 83943). Members of the phylum Chaetognatha are hermaphroditic. Mating behavior: A preliminary visual signaling behavior for species recognition is observed to prevent predation. Life cycle: Eggs directly develop into miniature adults (hatchlings) (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)